Dawson County designated livestock friendly

Governor Dave Heineman addressed those in attendance of the Dawson County livestock friendly designation on the positive direction of Nebraska agriculture.

(Left to Right) Jen Wolf, PJ Jacobson, Steve Nelsen, Greg Ibach and Gov. Dave Heineman are seated at the head table as Jeff Rudolph gives opening remarks.

Ronnie Green, Vice Chancellor of UNL IANR, speaks at the Livestock Friendly County Designation in Lexington.

LEXINGTON, Neb. - Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman made a stop in Lexington Tuesday to designate Dawson County as livestock friendly. The ceremony comes as a part of National Ag Day and the Governor's fly around Nebraska for agriculture.

On hand for the event were the Governor, Nebraska Director of Agriculture Greg Ibach, Nebraska Farm Bureau President Steve Nelsen, Vice Chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources Ronnie Green, Dawson County Commissioner PJ Jacobson, Dawson Area Development Director Jen Wolf and President of Nebraska Cattlemen Jeff Rudolph.

A beef centered luncheon was served in honor of the occasion.

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